Micro Panorama Thumbnail for Social Sharing Sites


(September 20-24, 2006)

Mike Lin

Taiwan - Island and the Neighbors

Robert M. Lightfoot III

Road and Runway Raw Material

Thelen Sand & Gravel, Antioch, Illinois, USA

Taken at 9:30 am on a wonderful fall day!

Loading panorama viewer ...
Configuring ...

© 2006 Robert M. Lightfoot III, All Rights Reserved.

We wouldn't have much useful transportation without infrastructure. For roads and runways that often means concrete.

I've elected to show an aggregate processing plant which washes and sorts sand and stone, because these are major components of concrete.

This one is at Thelen, in Antioch, Illinois. The picture opens on the plant and circles to show piles of different sizes and grades of sand. In the background is the pit where this material is mined.

I owe the company (particularly Mary Beth, the lovely lady in the pink hard hat) a big thank you for understanding what I wanted to do and their kindness in making it happen during a busy period. Thelen is a major producer of aggregates and concrete in northeastern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin.

Their website is http://www.thelensg.com.
An old Brownie. a little chutzpah and a lot of experience.

PLEASE RESPECT THE ARTIST’S WORK. All images are copyright by the individual photographers, unless stated otherwise. Use in any way other than viewing on this web site is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the individual photographer. If you're interested in using a panorama, be it for non-profit or commercial purposes, please contact the individual photographer. The WWP can neither negotiate for, nor speak on behalf of its participants. The overall site is copyright by the World Wide Panorama Foundation, a California Public Benefit Corporation. Webdesign © by Martin Geier www.geiervisuell.com